Books & Bookshelves Poetry Reading
99 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA
Friday, 8pm; December 5, 2008
Curator: David Highsmith
Event information: http://booksandbookshelves.blogspot.com/
Featured Poets: Lisa Robertson, Eric Selland, Carol Snow
Event for 1111 journal
Host/Introductions: 1111 Editor, Hugh Behm-Steinberg
To celebrate the publication of 1111 Issue #5
Lisa Robertson is a Canadian writer currently living between California, where she is Artist in Residence at CCA, and France. Current projects include a translation of Situationist Michele Bernstein's novel All the King's Horses (published in installments in the London arts journal The Happy Hypocrite), and a recorded sound work in collaboration with Stacy Doris, commissioned by The Kootenay School of Writing in Vancouver. A new collection of poems is forthcoming from Coach House Press.
Eric Selland is a poet and translator living on the San Francisco peninsula. His translations of modernist and contemporary Japanese poets have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies. He has also published articles on Japanese modernist poetry and translation theory. He is the author of The Condition of Music (Sink Press, 2000), Inventions (Seeing Eye Books, 2007), and an essay in The Poem Behind the Poem: Translating Asian Poetry (Copper Canyon Press, 2004). He is currently editing an anthology of 20th Century Japanese avant-garde poetry.
Carol Snow lives, works, and arranges words, quotes and other small mostly indoor objects in her native San Francisco. She is the author of Artist and Model, For and The Seventy Prepositions. Her new book, Placed: Karesansui Poems, is now out on Counterpath Press.
Eleven Eleven is a bi-annual journal of literature and art based at California College of the Arts. The aim of the publication is to provide a forum for risk and experimentation and to serve as an exchange between writers and artists.
Issue Five features writing by Cecco Angiolieri (translated by Brett Foster), Alfred Arteaga, Abby Baker, Aaron Belz, Terry Bisson, Michael Reid Busk, Blake Butler, Jodie Childers, Hannah Craig, Richard de Nooy, Erik Ehn, Jill Alexander Essbaum, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Andy Frazee, Elisa Gabbert, Carrie Hunter, Steven Karl, Katoh Ikuya (translated by Eric Selland), Chris Kerr, Bill Lavender, Juan J. Morales, Simone Muench and Philip Jenks, Sarah O'Brien, Pilar Olabarria, Benjamin Parzybok, Barbara Jane Reyes, Lisa Robertson, Elizabeth Robinson, Sarah Sarai, Jordan Scott, Xu Smith, Carol Snow, Jack Spicer, Nicole Steinberg, Nathaniel Tarn, Rachel Tompa, Rodrigo Toscano, Daniel J. Vaccaro, St. Johnnie Walker, Robert Wexelblatt, Andrew Zawacki, and Jan Zwicky.
Issue Five also features images by Kirsten Stolle and Open End Kiss, a project by the CCA MFA Program in Social Practices.
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